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When a group of college friends go missing during Spring Break on the banks of Lake Pontchartrain, the police only have one suspect: the lone survivor of that fateful road trip. As their tale unfolds, ever stranger details are revealed when even the gamemaster doesn’t know who the survivor is!

This is a survival horror one-shot for Fate for 3 or 4 players and a GM to experience an ill-fated Spring Break trip on the shore of Lake Pontchartrain. The adventure is told in flashback as investigators go over the sole survivor's account of the trip, with key elements of the story introduced as scene aspects to help guide the players along. That isn't to say the story is charted in advance: plenty of leeway has been left to explore the true course of the evening and experience those final hours where the shallows break.

Inspired by the Ludo song Lake Pontchartrain , this adventure also comes with author's notes explaining different paths through the adventure and alternate takes on some of the story beats within, gained from years of convention playthrough. The author's notes are included with any purchase at full price.

Note: This is a scenario written explicitly around PC death. Secret mechanics address how the scenario plays out as the surviving party gets whittled down to a Final PC.

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In order to download this scenario you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $1 USD. You will get access to the following files:

The Pontchartrain Inquisition (Fate).pdf 2 MB
The Pontchartrain Inquisition - Author's Notes.pdf 450 kB
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